Australian Broadcasting Radio's Future Tense takes a look at rewilding. Radio guests include ACS's Josh Donlan. Future Tense explores the concept and the projects gaining momementeum around the world. Listen here.

Rewilding natureXX

Elephants and Komodo Dragons in Australia? Bears and Wolves roaming freely throughout European villages and towns? It might sound a bit far-fetched, but this all fits within a new strand of conservation theory known as Rewilding.

With ancient megafauna lost, and with our remaining large animals pushed further and further towards extinction, conservation theorists are looking at introducing the few large creatures we have left back into the wilderness to stimulate and restore ecosystems.